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Article Aluthgama, three years on
Three years later, it is clear that Dharga town has been changed by the violence wrought upon it.
Article Women's colleges foster leadership skills for young women
Women's colleges have excellent counselling centres, writes Adarsh Khandelwal, Co-founder, Collegify, a college consulting firm.
Article Urbanisation growing fast in India, so is extreme poverty
Cities in urban India are being continuously flooded with economically poor people, writes Akanksha Sharma.
Article Can crowdfunding help India’s 70 mn disabled people?
According to estimates based on statistics on an average one person gets disabled every minute in India.
Article Leopard defenders in schools
The aim of the awareness workshop on leopard program is to connect kids with nature and to share some knowledge about the big cat.
Article Shaping the future of smart cities
Every aspect of urban life will be covered at the event, including smart governance, uninterrupted clean power and water supplies, smart environment and efficient solid waste.
Article Breaking the silence can help people with depression
Majority of health experts believe that more than anything else people suffering from depression need to be heard.
Article The business of business is not limited to business alone
The Companies Act 2013 set the CSR ball rolling and made India Inc realize that charity must begin at home, and not just literally. But even as India Inc loosens its purse strings, there seems to be a long way to go.
Article Indian woman, founder of ‘Chaiwalis’, heads for Antartica
Known in the corporate world for her experience in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Akanksha Sharma is all set for global expedition to Antartica.
Article No justice yet for Muzaffarnagar gang-rape survivors!
Even three years after Muzaffarnagar riots, there is no justice in sight for gang-rape survivors.
Article Indian Budget 2017: Old core, new essence
The 87th edition of the Indian Budget 2017 scores many firsts, writes Naina Gautam, a Delhi based researcher.
Article India in desperate need of a public cord blood bank
More than 28 years after the first successful umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant was done in France, India is still to discover its vast potential, Dr Rahul Bhargava.
Article 2016: The year when solar went mainstream in India
The share of solar as a contributor to the overall power supply in India will only go bigger, writes Divyanshu Sachdev.
Article Karmaveer Puraskaar for Harshit's efforts in Himalayan villages
Karmaveer Puraskaar is given to individual citizens, and not organizations, for excellence in promoting social justice and action.
Article New initiative to help physically challenged on finger tips
‘Divyang – Ek Ummeed’ is an initiative for the physically challenged by an IIT alumnus from Kanpur.
Article Governance: Crucial for improving health system purchasing
There is no single model of purchasing which can be applied to all health systems, writes Dr Rajmohan Panda, Senior Public Health Specialist, Public Health Foundation of India.
Article India needs to strengthen supply of fruits and vegetables
Fresh and raw fruits and vegetables (FVs) are the richest sources of these micronutrients, writes Shweta Khandelwal.
Article Almost 2 mn Indians die from stroke every year!
While stroke is a major public health concern worldwide, the burden on India has been increasing at an alarming rate, writes Dr Amit Aslam Khan.
Article Away from mother’s lap and dad’s sight
An undergraduate student of mass communication in Delhi NCR region expresses her anguish over the unwelcome touches that kids experience in our society.
Article Alternate infrastructure: key to reducing carbon foot prints
According to Ashok Khosla of Development Alternatives the model of development post-1990s economic liberalisation, is leading to vast environmental degradation.
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